This beautiful limited edition box set collection contains 10 iconic images taken by award winning photography, Murray Close from the film, 'Withnail & I'.
This is a limited edition of 25 and comes with a certificate of authenticity.
Each fine art giclee print is signed and editioned by the photographer.
Printed on hahnemuhle photo rag 308 gsm paper
11 inches x 14 inches limited edition prints.
About the Prints
First call for the world’s most influential film makers and directors, Murray close was invited to shoot the cast and crew during filming Of ‘withnail & i’ in 1986. The resulting images are a joyous and Revealing collection presented elegantly in a sleek black archival box With cotton gloves to handle the prints.
Includes 10 limited edition prints:
Paul & richard e. Demand cake, penrith tea room/the finest wines, 1986
Paul & richard e., search for booze, regent’s park, 1986
Paul, richard griffiths and richard e. Take some air, chelsea, 1986
Booze or boots, 1986
Natural theatre, 1986
Richard griffiths waxes lyrical, crow crag, 1986
‘you hold it down, i’ll strangle it’, sleddale hall, 1986
Paul & richard e.tense up before a take, stony stratford, 1986
Richard e. Bids adieu to paul, regent’s park, 1986
Withnail & i contact sheet, 1986
About the Photographer
Working for Stanley Kubrick on ‘the shining’ in 1978 was the beginning of an illustrious career that has lasted for over 35 years and continues to this day. It was over the course of these three years that Murray Close worked with Kubrick that Stanley’s sense of composition and style influenced his work from then on. Forging a career as a renowned stills and specialist photographer, Close established very early on strong links within the film industry and became first call to esteemed directors and filmmakers.
These early ties with Warner Bros. lead to collaborations with Clint
Eastwood and Steven Spielberg and close relocated to Los Angeles in 1989. It was during this time that he worked on films such as ‘Jurassic Park’ and ‘Mission Impossible’, creating some of cinema’s most iconic images.
In 2003 close was invited back to London by Alfonso Cuarón to contribute to ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ and two subsequent Harry Potter productions.
Quick to notice Close’s skills on franchise movies, Lionsgate invited him to collaborate on the entire ‘Hunger Games’ films in 2011. Most recently close has been working with the Wachowski’s on the ground breaking Netflix series, ‘Sense8’ and was reunited with ‘Hunger Games’ director, Gary Ross for ‘Free State of Jones’ in 2015.
Close was awarded the society of camera operators lifetime achievement award in 2016.